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grand-

1.
a combining form used in genealogical terminology meaning “one generation more remote”:
grandfather; grandnephew.
Origin
special use of grand
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British Dictionary definitions for grand-

grand-

prefix
1.
(in designations of kinship) one generation removed in ascent or descent: grandson, grandfather
Word Origin
from French grand-, on the model of Latin magnus in such phrases as avunculus magnus great-uncle
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